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Aging dinosaurs in the party room aren’t the Liberals’ main problem

Aging dinosaurs in the party room aren’t the Liberals’ main problem

Crikey readers discuss the Liberals generational problem, the IPA's infiltration of Australian discourse, and the global economic slowdown.

How one think tank poisoned Australia’s climate debate

How one think tank poisoned Australia’s climate debate

One of the Institute of Public Affair's greatest successes has been to stitch climate denialism into the very fabric of the conservative political identity.

The only public servant the IPA ever liked packs his bags

The only public servant the IPA ever liked packs his bags

To the lamentations of no one, Public Service Commissioner John Lloyd is departing, though we're no closer to learning about his help for the Institute of Public Affairs.

Razer: think tanks? More like stink tanks.

Razer: think tanks? More like stink tanks.

Ahh think tanks. The intellectual breadth they bring to public life is astounding! You've got your unvarnished neoliberalism over here, and then your compassionate neoliberalism over there. And ... well, that's about it actually.

Don Burke’s puzzling right-wing political background

Don Burke’s puzzling right-wing political background

Don Burke is apparently, apart from anything else, a gardener who hates conservation, and is connected to right-wing groups who lobby for old-growth foresting.

Documents show libertarian lobby gets a helping hand from big government

Documents show libertarian lobby gets a helping hand from big government

While the Institute of Public Affairs likes government kept small, it's happy to use its research services where it can take them.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

John Lloyd loves the IPA ... Fahour's revolving door ... Kelly's bad taste ...

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Fifield yuks it up ... IPA claims Eureka Stockade ... what does Christensen make of the new Doctor? ...

Three things the IPA gets wrong about the Fair Work Act

Three things the IPA gets wrong about the Fair Work Act

Crikey spoke to Gideon Rozner, Research Fellow at the Institute of Public Affairs, about a few of the omissions in his report on the Fair Work Act.